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Using Your WinForms/WPF Code to Vote for .NET Core 3.0 Features

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Aug 17, 2018

In May we reported Microsoft wants to run WinForms and WPF on .NET Core 3.0. In order to facilitate this, they are building a new tool that will allow you to vote on which APIs they need to port to .NET Core. But this isn’t a direct vote; it is based on what APIs are being used by your application.

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Comparing WCF Performance to ASP.NET Core

by Jeff Martin Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 06, 2018 2

One would expect to find that ASP.NET Core has better performance than older technologies like Windows Communication Foundation (WCF). Developers have setup a comparison between the two technologies to see if this indeed the case.

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Highlights for the Upcoming .NET Framework 4.7.2

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Feb 20, 2018

Though most of the attention is on .NET Core, development continues on the original .NET Framework. Microsoft has recently released a preview of .NET Framework 4.7.2 with updates to ASP.NET, ADO.NET, WCF, WPF, and even Windows Forms.

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Microsoft Adds Cross-Platform Support for Azure Relay Hybrid Connections

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 01, 2017

Microsoft recently announced that their Azure Relay Hybrid Connections service has reached General Availability. The Azure Relay Hybrid Connections service, which is WebSocket-based, complements the existing Azure Service Bus Relay offering which is now being referred to as WCF Relays.


WCF is Open Source

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  May 20, 2015 14

The .NET Foundation has just announced the release of Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) as open source. WCF, originally offered in .NET 3.0, offers a high-level abstraction over cross-application communication.


Building a Better WCF Client

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Mar 06, 2014

The WCF client that Visual Studio generates by default is a problem. Besides not being a direct match with the server-side interface code, which causes a lot of code and data sharing problems, the generated code still has a glaring bug after all these years. Michael Taylor discusses these issue and his attempts to address them in a series titled “A Smarter WCF Service Client”.


WCF Data Services 5.6.0 Adds Entity Framework 6 Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 08, 2013

The recently released WCF Data Services 5.6.0 provides support for Entity Framework 6 and provides an option either to upgrade or create nww OData services to target EF 6.


Announcing Open RIA Services

by Jonathan Allen Follow 608 Followers on  Jul 10, 2013

WCF RIA Services will soon be rereleased under the Apache 2 license as Open RIA Services. In preparation for this some functionality is being dropped from Visual Studio 2013.


WCF Data Services 5.4.0 Released with Client Hooks and Instance Annotations on Atom Payloads

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 27, 2013

Microsoft has announced the availability of WCF Data Services 5.4.0 release candidate with new features and several bug fixes.


WCF Data Services 5.3.0 with Instance Annotations and request URL

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 22, 2013

Microsoft has released WCF Data Services 5.3.0 with support for instance annotations in JSON payloads, modifying request URL in the OnStartProcessingRequest method including few bug fixes.


Microsoft Refreshed .NET Framework 4.5 with Updates

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 12, 2013 2

Microsoft has recently released updates for .NET Framework 4.5 which fixes reliability, compatibility, stability, and performance issues associated with WPF, CLR, Windows Forms, XML, NCL, ASP.NET, WWF, WCF and Entity Framework.


WCF Data Services 5.2.0 with UriParser Support

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2012

Microsoft has announced the availability of WCF Data Services 5.2.0 with support for UriParser and fixes to several bugs.


Enums, Entity Framework And WCF Data Services

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 03, 2012

Enumerations have been supported in Entity Framework 5 – however Enums are not yet supported in WCF Data Services, which means you still need to handle them explicitly when writing OData services.


Microsoft Release New REST API Framework as Part of .NET 4.5

by Richard Seroter Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 23, 2012 4

As part of the recent Visual Studio 2012 and .NET 4.5 launch, Microsoft formally unveiled its new web services framework called the ASP.NET Web API. Included as part of the ASP.NET MVC 4 offering, the open-source ASP.NET Web API is designed to simplify the development and consumption of RESTful services.


WCF 5.0 – Vocabularies, Actions And Improved Spatial Support

by Roopesh Shenoy Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 17, 2012

Microsoft recently announced RTM release of WCF Data Services 5.0 – this includes several new features to support OData v3 such as Vocabularies, Actions, new Spatial Primitives and several updates to OData libraries.

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